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From Old Irish slicht.


sluight m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. lineage
    T'eh voish sluight ooasle.
    He is of noble lineage.
  2. family
    Cha nel sluight echey.
    He has no family.
  3. descent
    T'eh jeh sluight reeghyn Vannin.
    He is descended from the kings of Mann.
  4. line (ancestry)
    Marrinee va'n sluight echey er dy rieau.
    He comes from a long line of seafaring men.
  5. parentage
    T'eh jeh sluight Sostynagh.
    He is of English parentage.
  6. descendent
    Ta mee jeh'n sluight jeeragh jeh'n dooinney shen.
    I am a direct descendant of that man.


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sluight luight
after "yn", tluight
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.